Oriental Lily
Lilium 'Pookie'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Pookie
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Division:

7 - Oriental hybrids

Flower Habit:

(b) Out-facing

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Flat

Recurved

Bloom Size:

6" to 12" (151 mm to 300 mm)

Color Pattern:

Papillae

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the bulb's scales

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Lincoln, Nebraska

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 6, 2005, Moby from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Growing wonderfully it's second season. Sweet / spicy fragrance.

Neutral

On Oct 26, 2003, funny from La Center, WA wrote:

Disappointed in this lilies hardiness, size, and habit.